Fred Penner Plays Millennium Place Nov16
We’ve all heard the song “The Cat Came Back” but what happens if the cat doesn’t return? Canadian legend and singer Fred Penner will attempt to answer that burning question while strumming his guitar at Millennium Place on Saturday, November 16th, 2013, at 7pm. Tickets are $21.50 for regular admission, $16.50 for seniors and students, $19.50 for Whistler Arts Council members, and $12.50 for children under 12. Families can purchase a pass for 4 for $53. All tickets and passes can be purchased online at artswhistler.com, or at Millennium Place.
“It’s a thrill to bring Fred Penner to Millennium Place,” says Whistler Arts Council Event Manager Patty Blomberg. “He is such a charming Canadian icon that it will be impossible for visitors not to be swept away by his magical tales and whimsical songs. Anyone from Canada over the age of twenty grew up listening to Fred, so this is a great opportunity to relive favourite songs and introduce kids to some Canadian classics. ”
Known for the popular “The Cat Came Back” song, Fred Penner is more than just a singer/songwriter. He is, at heart, an entertainer whose songs are bound with one simple message: never underestimate your ability to make a difference in the life of a child.
A gentle giant with kind eyes and an undeniable ability to make you feel good about yourself, Fred brings 25 years of experience to a career that skillfully blends the many genres of performing and communication. Dubbed “Mr. Multi-Media” by Billboard Magazine, his diverse repertoire includes a prolific 12 children’s albums, countless energetic live shows, and composition for television scores. He has, without a doubt, established himself as a fundamental part of the North American family entertainment scene. And whether it’s through CDs, videos, books, or television, his cornerstone philosophy remains the same: absolute trust that his work can make a difference.